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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000250092D
Publication Date: 2017-May-31

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Abstract

The disclosure relates to the use of 1-[(4R)-4-methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone or a mixture which comprises 1-[(4R)-4-methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone as an aroma chemical, in particular to impart a ylang-ylang note. The present invention also relates to compositions, preferably perfume compositions, body care compositions, hygiene articles, household cleaning compositions, textile detergent compositions, foods and food supplements comprising 1-[(4R)-4-methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone.

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Advantageous perfume component

1-[(4R)-4-methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone is a substance of the following formula (I)

The chemical name of compound (I) is 1-[(4R)-4-methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone.

It can be used alone or as a mixture comprising 1-[(4R)-4-methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone and 1-[(4S)-4-methylcyclo-hexen-1-yl]ethanone, wherein the amount of 1-[(4R)-4- methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone exceeds the amount of 1-[(4S)-4-methylcyclohexen-1- yl]ethanone.

The following tables display typical perfume oil compositions (components are given as part by weight):

Table 1

A B Benzoe Siam 20% 711 711 Rosewood Oil brasilian 85 85 Copaivabalm rect. 9 9 Linalyl-benzoate 31 31 3-cis-Hexenyl-salicylate 21 21 Geranyl-acetate 47 47 Ethyl-benzoate 12 12 Cinnamyl-acetate 2 2 Benzyl-acetate 71 71 Methyl-anthranilate 10% 5 5 Bayoil St. Thomas 10% 5 5 1-[(4R)-4- methylcyclohexen-1- yl]ethanone 0 20

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Table 2 A B

Ethyl Caproate 1 1 Ethyl Acetate 1 1 Iso Amyle Butyrate 1 1 Maltol or Veltol 1 1 Geranyl Butyrate 2 2 Ethyl Vanilline 10% DPG 2 2 Cis 3 Hexenyl Acetate 3 3 Allyl Caproate 3 3 Verdural B 10% DPG 3 3 Oxyphenylon 3 3 Hexyl Butyrate 4 4 Ethyl Decadienoate 10% DPG 4 4 DM.B.C. Butyrate 4 4 Ethyl Maltol or Veltol Plus 4 4 Cyclaprop 5 5 Iso Amyl Acetate 5 5 Cis 3 Hexenol 10% DPG 6 6 D.M.B.C. Acetate 7 7 Aldehyde C 16 100% 8 8 Geranyl Propionate 8 8 Ethyl 2 Methyl Butyrate 8 8 Decalactone Gamma 10 10 Orange Bresil Oil 10 10 Ethyl Aceto Acetate 10 10 Linalool 15 15 Benzyl Acetate 15 15 Aldehyde C 14 100% 20 20 Citronellol 25 25 Linalyl Acetate 30 30 Geranyl Acetate 35 35 Vertenex 45 45 Citronellyl Acetate 50 50 Verdox 54 54 Galaxolide 50 DEP 100 100 Hexyl Acetate 190 190 Mono Propylene Glycol 300 300 1-[(4R)-4-methylcyclohexen-1-yl]ethanone 200 [= Compound (I)]

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Compound (I) may be used in a broad range of fragrance applications, e.g. in any field of fine and functional perfumery, such as perfumes, household products, laundry products, body care products and cosmetics. Compound (I) can be employed in widely varying amounts, depending upon the specific application and on the nature and quantity of other odorant ingredients. The proportion is typically from 0.001 to 20 weight per cent of the application. In one embodiment, compound (I) may be employed in a fabric softener in an amount of from 0.001 to 0.05 weight per cent. In another embodiment, compound (I) may be used in fine perfumery in amounts of from 0.1 to 20 weight per cent, more preferably between 0.1 and 5 weight per cent. However,

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these values are given only by way of example, since the experienced perfumer may also achieve effects or may create novel accords with lower or higher concentrations.

Compound (I) may be employed into the fragrance application simply by directly mixing the fragrance composition with the fragrance application, or they may, in an earlier step be entrapped with an entrapment material, for example, polymers, capsules, microcap...